Compensatory (adjective)

  1. Providing compensation for loss, damage, or injury.
  2. Making up for a deficiency or fault.
  3. Intended to make up for something else that is lacking.

Origin:

The word compensatory is derived from the word "compensate" which means to make up for something. it was first used in the late 17th century.

Examples:

  1. The company offered a compensatory package to the employees for the inconvenience caused by the delay.
  2. The court ordered a compensatory damages for the loss suffered by the victim.
  3. The school provided compensatory education to the student who had missed classes due to an illness.
  4. The company offered a compensatory vacation to the employees for the extra hours they worked.
  5. The government provided compensatory land to the villagers who were displaced by the construction of the dam.
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